Category: Transparency

AJS Hosts International Experts in Anti-Corruption

  • August 16, 2017

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Through its three conferences, “Communities of Learning” brought civil society leaders of international prominence together to discuss topics important to Honduran society. Experts in the fight against corruption and impunity encouraged Honduran citizens to be involved and committed in the justice process of their country by supporting the justice system, demanding transparency from politicians and…



Citizens Help Uncover Corruption in the Police

  • March 28, 2017

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Since the launch of their “Report Police” campaign in June, 2016, ALAC’s team has received over 525 reports of corruption or abuse by police officers. “This is a very important tool to compile information related to members of the police who are being evaluated by the Commission, but also for those who were already approved,”…



Finding Hope in the Face of Corruption

  • October 30, 2015

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On warm summer evenings in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, dusk falls and the sun dips low to silhouette the large hills surrounding the city — hills scattered with homes of the city’s poorer residents. The darker it gets, the more pronounced becomes the dancing constellation of orange lights on the city streets.



Big News: Honduran Government Agrees to AJS Monitoring

  • October 30, 2015

AJS, Honduran gov’t, and Transparency International sign groundbreaking anti-corruption agreement The Honduran president and AJS’s Carlos Hernández stood up together in front of the room. A black table had been brought out and placed between them and the crowd made up of reporters, dignitaries, and justice advocates gathered together in the reception hall of the…



New Partnership Against Corruption

  • October 30, 2015

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AJS’s new partnership with Transparency International has already resulted in the creation of the Advocacy and Legal Advice Center, which promises to be an important tool in fighting corruption.



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